Our services

Strategic and hands on, our consultants are able to develop key initiatives from concept to execution. We have an expertise in identifying critical issues that need to be addressed, building coalitions and communities of practice around those issues, developing and executing programs for strategic intervention, and identifying a sustainability plan.

Services include:

Program Design and Implementation

Community Philanthropy and Community Engagement

Strategic Planning

Organizational Assessments and Evaluation

Learning Communities and Network Building Supports

Diversity and Equity Audits, Assessments, and Initiative Design

Research, Writing, and Policy Analysis


Beyond our client services, our consultants have professional and academic expertise in the areas of community-based leadership; organizational development; diversity, equity, and inclusion;  youth development and advocacy; and cross-cultural alliances in communities.



We've worked on some great projects and have been lucky enough to witness the dedication and passion of philanthropic leaders who know how to get the job done.

Here's a sample list of philanthropies with which we've worked over the years:

  • ABFE: A Philanthropic Partnership for Black Communities
  • The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
  • Coalition of Community Foundations for Youth/CFLeads
  • Community Foundations of America
  • The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven
  • Detroit Children's Fund/The Skillman Foundation
  • Grantmakers for Education
  • Independent Sector
  • Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative/The Annie E. Casey Foundation
  • Kresge Foundation
  • McKnight Foundation
  • The 2004 New England Conference on Black Philanthropy
  • Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity
  • The Rhode Island Foundation
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • W.K. Kellogg Foundation
  • Youth Transition Funders Group